Calicut University Crowned All India Inter-University Football Champions
Players from six colleges under Calicut University played a whopping fifteen matches to capture this title. In the squad are seven players from Thrissur Kerala Varma college and five from Farook College, Kozhikode. Along with players from Christ College Irinjalakuda, Mampad MES college, Guruvayoorappan College, Kozhikode and Thrissur St. Thomas College made up the squad.
En route to the All India Inter-University Football Championship, Calicut University were crowned South Zone Football Champions as well. The team scored 54 goals in fifteen matches (South Zone and All – India) and conceded a paltry eight. And of those eight, three were conceded in the final against M.G University.
The final match played out at the Nirmal College, Muvatupuzha was a thrilling affair as per the reports, with six goals pumped in the first half itself. Here is a cool match report! Striker K. Suhair of Christ College Irinjalakkuda top goals tally with sixteen!
The team was coached by Satheevan Balan, Harry Benny was the assistant coach and Irshad Hassan the manager.